Michael and Ashley (Colbert) Rodgers, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Ann Rodgers. Born May 10, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weiser will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month. Joe and Darlene (Brautigam) were united in marriage May 20, 1967, at Bethany United Church of Christ near Berger.

Tom and Jessica (Parmentier) Cronin, Union, announce the birth of a son, Thomas Michael Cronin III. Born April 16, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 9 pounds.

Brian and Tina Bacott, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Ashlynn Bacott, to Todd Aaron Reiker, son of Robert and Patricia Reiker, Union.

Scott and Chelsea (Doerr) Webb announce the birth of their son, Olin Bradley Webb. He was born Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 12:56 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He was born at Mercy Hospital Washington. Everyone is doing well!

Jason Wilson and Ashley (Barry) Wilson, Kansas City, announce the birth of a daughter, Lyla Jane Wilson. Born April 24, 2017, at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan., she weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces.

Steven and Wendii Jobe, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Hattie Louise Jobe. Born March 27, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, she weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Magen Elizabeth Williams and Nicholas Drew Laurence, both of St. Louis, were united in marriage Jan. 7, 2017, at the Shrine of St. Joseph, St. Louis. Father Dale Wunderlich officiated at the ceremony.

Reymundo and Pam Rodriguez, Dutzow, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cecilia Rodriguez, to Dustin Alderks, son of Robert and Linda Alderks, Chana, Ill.

Robert and Brittney (Foley) Jasper, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Henry George Jasper. Born March 8, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces.

Jim and Terri Ogle proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Ogle, Maplewood, to Jeff Harms, Maplewood, son of Joe and Ellen Harms.

Brandon and Cindy (Elbert) Irwin, Marthasville, announce the birth of a daughter, Josie Mae Irwin. Born March 30, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.

Evan and Alisha (Hanneken) Roettering, Washington, announce the birth of their son, Owen Joseph Roettering. Born March 22, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Andrew and Lauren (Pataky) Hengstenberg, Owensville, announce the birth of a son, Everett August Hengstenberg. Born April 5, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Steve and Nancy Dunham, Union, along with Bruce and Sandra Hendricks, Clinton, announce the engagement of Stephanie Dunham to James Hendricks.

Rosie (Weilbacher) and Rob Betz, Crestwood, announce the birth of a son, Logan Dean Betz. Born March 6, 2017, at St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, he weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

Pam (Ruether) and Taylor Tholen, Independence, announce the birth of a son, Morris “Moe” Allan Tholen. Born March 20, 2017, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, he weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces.

Eddie and Liz Lee, Union, and Elisha Lee, Granite City, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica M. Lee, Union, to Spencer C. Vondera, Union, son of Robert and Michelle Vondera, Union.

Stephen and Lynette Riechers, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, KateLyn Riechers, to Daniel Kohn, son of John and Mary Kohn, Sterling Heights, Mich.

Julie (Engemann) Meyer and Michael Meyer, Marthasville, announce the birth of a daughter, Aubrey Rose Meyer. Born March 22, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces.

Alyssa Rose Hurtig, daughter of Andy and Anny Hurtig of Washington, and Justin Lee Gillam, son of Beverly Gillam of Potosi and Rick and Angie Gillam of Potosi, are pleased to announce their engagement!

Brandon and Stephanie (Nantz) Hall, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Marykay Hall. Born March 21, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Greg and Johnna Horn, Lake Saint Louis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine (Katie) Horn, to Theodore (Teddy) Bruckerhoff, son of David and Betty Bruckerhoff, Washington.

Elizabeth Catherine Yoest and Matthew Ryan Rhodus were united in marriage at the El Dorado Royale Resort, Cancun, Mexico, on Nov. 11, 2016.

Ted and Rebecca Diez, Union, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alonnah Noelle Diez, Warrensburg, to Joshua David Thomson, Warrensburg, son of David and Traci Thomson, Blue Springs.

Alexis Diane Cook and Scott David Sherman were united in marriage Nov. 5, 2016, at Branson Hills Golf Club in Branson. The Rev. Mark E. Tetley officiated at the ceremony.

Robert and Zoe Callaway, Washington, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina Lynn Callaway, to Steven Glenn Gurnow, son of Denise Brown Gurnow, Washington.

Josh and Tonya Mense, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Pearl Mense. Born Feb. 23, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Jeff and Erin Read, St. Clair, announce the birth of a son, Beckett Michael Read. Born Jan. 12, 2017, at 2:22 p.m. at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Ruth and Darrell Nadler, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Nadler, Augusta, to Kevin Gratza, Marthasville, son of Keith and Lisa Gratza.

Joseph Laubinger, Beaufort, and Mary Smalling, Louisville, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shayna Lynn Laubinger, Union, to Dustin Devon Robins, Union, son of Rhonda Robins, St. Clair.

Nicholas and Emily (McDonald) Hischier, New Haven, announce the birth of a daughter, Ivy Rose Hischier. Born Feb. 7, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces.

Cody and Lindsay Hinson Spurgeon, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Helen Spurgeon. Born Feb. 12, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Ryan and Nicole (Hackmann) Lause, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Gwen Helen Lause. Born March 4, 2017, at 2:10 p.m. at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.

Michael and Kayla Miesner, nee Bennett, Marthasville, announce the birth of a son, Owen Michael Miesner. Born Dec. 27, 2016, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Creve Coeur, he weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces.

Ryan and Amy (Whitworth) Green, Lonedell, announce the birth of a son, Silas William Green. Born Feb. 26, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Holly and Muthaian Sethuramalingam, St. Louis, announce the birth of a daughter, Bailey Elizabeth Sethu. Born Nov. 16, 2016, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, she weighed 8 pounds, 3.6 ounces.

Sean and Sarah McQueen, formerly of Owensville and Gerald, now of Huffman, Texas, announce the birth of a daughter, Mya Jo McQueen. Born Jan. 9, 2017, in Houston, Texas, she weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.

Benjamin and Kelly (Loepker) Theiss, New Haven, Mo., announce the birth of a son, Colton Benjamin Theiss. Born Jan. 21, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces.

Dustin and Jennifer (Stricker) Schroeder, Cape Girardeau, announce the birth of a son, Brady Thomas Schroeder. Born Feb. 19, 2017, at Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, he weighed 8 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Ken and Chris Feldmann, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Christine Feldmann, St. Louis, to Kristopher Adam Paul, St. Louis, son of Patricia Kufner and Robert Paul, both of Springfield, Ill.

Tim and Sherri Miller announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi R. Miller, to Jacob V. Westhoff, son of Diane Gildehaus and Dale Westhoff.

Mike Howard and Jamie (Kuehnle) Howard, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Josie Mae Howard. Born Feb. 2, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.

Kelli and Sgt. Derek Marquart, Fort Drum, N.Y., announce the birth of a daughter, Karter Mei-Evelyn Marquart. Born Jan. 13, 2017, she weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Sarah (Beth) Elizabeth Bedwell and Bryce Allen Werner, Pacific, were united in marriage Oct. 29, 2016, at the Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights. Jeffrey Werner, groom’s brother, officiated the ceremony.

Gregg and Brenda Nadler, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Nadler, to Levi Gildehaus, son of Kevin and Susan Gildehaus, Washington.

Amanda Nadler and Daniel Zull were united in marriage June 25, 2016, at Femme Osage United Church of Christ in Augusta. The Rev. Don Bizer officiated the ceremony.

Steve Vaught Jr. and Brianne (Lindemann) Vaught, Pacific, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Owen Vaught. Born Feb. 1, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 7 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Don and Joan Hahne, Washington, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 29, 2017, with a gathering at St. Francis Borgia Parish’s Jesuit Hall in Downtown Washington. The celebration was given by their children, Judy and John Stewart, North Little Rock, Ark.; Susie and Alan Elsenrath, …

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